turf·​man ˈtərf-mən How to pronounce turfman (audio)
: a devotee of horse racing
especially : a person who owns and races horses

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of turfman was in 1818

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Cite this Entry

“Turfman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turfman. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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